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CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 6:00am EDT
guardia who, of course, you may have flown through the airport that bears his name, and at the time new fbi director j. edgar hoover. they had both spoken because of bullet's audacious invitations, but winstonture chul was in -- churchill was in another category altogether. budget knew even with truman's help it was still a long shot. churchill received dozens of invitations every month asking him to grace the colleges of harvard and stanford with his presence. but when churchill read mcclure's note and saw truman's addendum, he knew this was it, this was his opportunity. with the president of the united states introducing churchill in his home state, the world would have to be watching and listening. so despite the odds, bullet mcclure from westminster college had done it. churchill and truman were coming to fulton in march of 1946. unfortunately, bullet mcclure didn't really know what he'd bargained for. it seemed pretty easy to write the letter and certainly nice getting to go to the white house, but soon enough a question came to his mind, how on earth is this town of 8,000 people going
CSPAN
Sep 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
guardia to of course you may have floated airports that bears his name, and at the time, new fbi director j. edgar hoover. they both have spoken at westminster college because bullets audacious invitations. a churchill, winston churchill was in another category altogether. bullet was confident of his success, but needed even with truman so it was still a longshot. after all, churchill received dozens of invitations every month asking them to come and grace colleges like harvard and stanford and oxford with his presence. most of them he turned down, if, in fact, got to him past his army secretary's. but when churchill red mccluer's note, he got to the pot and he saw truman to dinner, he knew that this was it. this was his opportunity. the president of the united states introducing churchill in his home state, the world would have to be watching and listening. so despite this, boiler mact were, westminster college had done it. churchill and truman were coming to form in march 1946. unfortunately bullet mccluer didn't know what he bargained for. it seemed pretty easy to write a letter answer a nice g
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